Information and resources about the land around us, including the Port Hills, the coast and potential hazards.

Godley Head


There are a number of coastal areas within Christchurch City Council’s jurisdiction, including harbours, ports and estuaries

Geotechnical reports

As part of the District Plan Review the Council has commissioned geotechnical assessments.

Land contamination

Find out if your land was once used for an orchard, a landfill, storing fuel or any other activity.


Understanding liquefaction vulnerability helps guide decisions about future land use and designing infrastructure and homes to manage risk.

Regeneration areas

We’re developing Christchurch’s former residential red zones and encouraging people to visit and use these special areas.

Ecosystem map

Use the map of soils and historic vegetation patterns to choose the best plants for restoration projects.